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Armed robber arrested

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

SIKESTON -- An investigation of an armed robbery by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety has ended with an arrest of a Bernie man.

The robbery occurred at the U-Pump-It convenience store at the corner of Prairie and Malone at around 7:20 p.m. Friday when a man brandished a saw blade at an employee.

DPS officers and detectives located and arrested the suspect within five minutes of the crime. The money taken was also recovered at the time of the suspect's arrest.

Arrested and charged with first degree robbery and armed criminal action was David Allen Carroll, 38, of Bernie.

Carroll is currently being held at DPS headquarters under $150,000 bond.